Author: Sandy Haines

Gifts for Veterans 2022 Holiday Collection

Good Shepherd is again partnering with our Scout Troop 117 for a holiday collection of items for veterans at the Coatesville VA Hospital Medical Unit. Items donated should be placed in the blue/gray bin – Deadline December 7. Items needed for women & men include white socks, T-shirts, underwear, wire-free bras, slipper socks, liquid body wash, denture cream/paste, combs &… Read more »

From Pastor Heidi: Living in Liminal Times

Dear Friends in Christ- An expression being used more often of late is liminal space or liminality. By definition, a liminal space is a location that is between two other places. It comes from the Greek word for threshold. Properly speaking a liminal space is not a destination but a transitional place. Examples include airports, elevators, and waiting rooms. Liminality… Read more »

Bridge of Hope Seeking Grant Writer & Communications Specialist

Bridge of Hope is seeking a Grant Writer and Communications Specialist. We are open to this position being full-time or part-time depending on the skill-set of the individual. Remote office or hybrid, depending on proximity to the national office. We will give consideration to learners or seasoned professionals. Who do you know that might share a passion for our mission of… Read more »

Blessing of the Backpacks + September 11th

We hope you will join us on Sunday, September 11th at 9:30 am for worship and a special Blessing of the Backpacks! We will be praying for all of our students and teachers and blessing backpacks and book bags. As a reminder that God is with us wherever we go, everyone will receive a special God’s Got Your Back! backpack tag.… Read more »

From Pastor Heidi: About the Interim Process

By now you may be saying to yourself, “We’ve got an Interim Pastor, but what happens next? If you go to the illustration below, you will see that LCGS is currently in Phase II of the Pastoral Transition Process that has been outlined by our synod. For me, this will mean having one-hour interviews with staff and the Church Council… Read more »

Indoor Yard Sale – October 15, 2022

Advance Notice! Good Shepherd Indoor Yard Sale Saturday October 15. Our Indoor Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, October 15, from 8am – 1pm, coinciding with our October Pancake Breakfast! Cost to reserve a church table will be $15, and cost to reserve a spot and bring your own table will be $10. Friends and family welcome. Reservation proceeds… Read more »

Welcome Pastor Heidi Rodrick-Schnaath

We welcome the Rev. Dr. Heidi Rodrick-Schnaath as our Interim Pastor. Pastor Heidi has served congregations in Missouri, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. Her most recent call was as the interim pastor for Christ’s Lutheran Church in Oreland. Prior to doing interim work, Pastor Heidi worked on the campus of United Lutheran Seminary first for Augsburg-Fortress and then as the Director of… Read more »